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CBS
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am EST
oh, sorry! excuse us. shhh-shh! >>> reforming immigration, president obama lays out his plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system including a proposal that gives millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. >>> a possible shift for the boy scouts of america. the organization weighs changing its policy that excludes gays from its ranks. >>> back in the big easy, new orleans's back to hosting the super bowl for the first time since the devastation of super bowl for the first time since the devastation of hurricane katrina. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. later today, president obama outlines his vision for immigration reform. during a visit to las vegas yesterday, a bipartisan group of senators released its blueprint for reforming immigration law. in a cbs news poll, the notion of providing a pathway for citizenship to illegal immigrant is gaining popularity. 51% of those asked now support the idea of allowing illegal immigrants working in this country to stay and possibly become citizens. that's compared to
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 5:38pm PST
president obama and shout immigration reform for our country this year. we're - we are a city of imgranite and we know that some are fathers and mothers and daughters and son who work hard to commit to this city. it's time to let them come out shadows of our city we must ask washington to pass the immigration reform bill. and we must demand a pathway to citizenship in our society for every american and every san franciscan. and this san francisco of the 21 accounting century requires a violation and move our workers around the city reliablely and efficiently. and, yes i'm talking about our public transit system. i'm talking about all our transportation systems. and one day high-speed rail. i know it's frustrating to push your way onto a overcrowded bus. i know you were frustrated in the past to reach your jobs late. i'm proud to say there's changes on the way and the nation largest addition is once again focused on operations and inviting a maintenance system. this year new hybrid buses will hit the streets. 60 new trillion buses are on the way and 1 hundred and 50 the vehicles w
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
regarding immigration reform. during a trip to his lass having high school, president obama praised the reform plan drawn up by a bipartisan group of eight senators. he says if the plan gets bogged down in congress, he will send lawmakers his own immigration bill. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> the senate plan would give illegal immigrants temporary status, legal status if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine, pay back taxes and learn english. they then could apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry was overwhelmingly approved by the senate to become the next secretary of state. the vote 94-3. he'll succeed hillary clinton as soon as she steps down. >> john has already built strong relationships with leaders across the world which will allow him to step seamlessly into the role of secretary of state. >> john kerry served as chairman of the senate foreign relations panel for the pa
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 2:30am PST
, comprehensive immigration reform. the time has come. >> president obama fired off the gauntless. your move, congress. good morning. i'm bill karins. this is "way too early." a lot to talk about including andrea mitchell's interview with hillary clinton. all topics on the table including benghazi, her health and 2016. pl >>> plus alex rodriguez. he may have played his last game in a uniform after a new report alleges he took performance enhancing drugs as recently as last season. >>> but first, let's get to the news live here at 5:30 a.m. eastern time. a little more than a week after highlighting the issue during his inauguration speech, president obama laid out his plan for immigration reform. the image of a campaign speech, the president went to north dakota where the hispanic population is 20%. >> the good news is for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. this moment it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. that's very encouraging. but this time action must follow. we can't allow immigration reform to get
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >> president obama made immigration reform one of his second term goals during his inauguration speech last week. the white house echoed that message. >> there is no reason to delay on moving forward with this. the president has supported it for a long time. >> president obama will unveil his own immigration reform message tuesday in las vegas. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >> that reform would give temporary work papers for agricultural jobs as well as the children. >> today is day one of our blitz and glitz coverage down in new orleans. our team of reporter, anchors, producers, photographers, they all pulled out of here first thing in thmorning and they'll be bringing you coverage of everything happening in the days leading up to the super bowl. wusa's andrea roane is anchoring our coverage. andrea. >> welcome to the big easy, the crescent city, the city that care forgot, the place i call home. new orleans, louisiana. i'm here with my tour guide, laurna and her best buddy, elvis, taking me on a tour of my city. the city has changed so much. it changes every time we come bac
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
obama immigration reform is a first term promise not kept. >> there's room for us to come together and get something done. >> reporter: for republicans it could be a key to winning in 2016. last year 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. >> we're losing dramatically the hispanic vote which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons. >> reporter: the president will talk about it in vegas. >> is he looking to play politics or solve the problem. >> reporter: the president speaks tuesday. lawmakers lay out their reform plan today. what we'll see today is just an outline. remember, they have to work out details. snoom of them. >>> president obama and secretary of state clinton were interviewed for the first time together on "60 minutes." they talked about their battles during the 2008 campaign and their relationship during the last four years. >> we had such agreement on what needed to be done for our country. >> made for tough debates. >> it did. >> we could never figure out what we were different on. hillary mentioned, you know, part of our bond is we've been through a lot of
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
traffic pulse 11. >> 5:22. 38 degrees at the airport. >> rallying for reform. president obama will lend his voice to the immigration debate today. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> barack obama makes his case for immigration reform today. >> a group of lawmakers unveiled their framework for revamping the immigration system. >> hallie jackson has the latest. >> any change to the immigration system could affect the 11 million immigrants living here illegally. she is an illegal immigrant who moved here a decade ago. she is working to keep her son in this country. >> we have elected president obama and we will wait to see what he
NBC
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
for immigration reform. that's president obama's hope he laid out his platform with our sister spanish network telemundo. >> we know what's needed when it comes to border security. we know what's needed dealing with employers who may unlawfully hire undocumented workers. we know what the pathway to citizenship looks like abdomen what the criteria should be. so, really the issue here is not so much technical, as political. i'd like to see it done in the first half of the year. >>> hope remains for the search of a missing air force pilot off the coast of italy today. captain lucas guntner disappeared three days ago during a nighttime mission. his wife describes him as a self-reliant outdoorsman. and if anybody could survive this, lucas could. the family remains hopeful because among the debris found so far they say there was evidence he ejected. >>> developing stories to keep an eye on for you. will he or won't he get the nod? hoping to become the next secretary of defense, former senator chuck hagel answers tough questions from the senate armed services commit. the white house i
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 2:00am PST
on immigration reform, but it's so tricky that president obama is expected to issue few if any ultimatums in las vegas. eight sfenators, four from each party unveiled their step toward an agreement. conservatives aren't happy with it rerks jekting it as a form of amnesty. lawmakers are said to be working on a plan of their own. white house correspondent brianna keilar is looking at it. >> reporter: in 2011 president obama went to the border town of el paso to press for comprehensive immigration reform. >> out of many, one. we define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: that went nowhere. now in a second term, the president is trying it again, heading to las vegas today to push for border security, a verification system for workers and punishment if they don't and the most significant and controversial part of the president's plan, a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. it includes registering with the government, undergoing background check, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english. a solution has alluded past presidents including george w. b
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm EST
immigration reform. president obama has a plan he'll unveil tuesday and an influential group of senators is working on its own plan. brian mooar explains the new effort on capitol hill to get a deal done this year. >> reporter: days before laying out his vision for immigration reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. >> a comprehensive approach the finally in this country to have an immigration law we can live with. >> reporter: that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the senate's top democrats and three top republicans, including florida's marko rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington on which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess, a broken immigration system and many of us agree with that. >> i see things that were on
KICU
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm PST
show. >> south bay today to hear president obama talk about immigration reform. we'll tell you if they are encouraged or discouraged by what they heard. >>> and the battle to bear it all. how a federal judge ruled on a challenge of a nudity ban. >> a warmer forecast is coming up. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> in hayward a fire displaced a family of five this morning. but their dog was saved. the fire started in the attic. the damage has made the home uninhabitable until costly repairs can be done. the mother was taking her y children to school and the father was out as well. >>> y teens arrested in violence robberies earlier this morning. are find full robberies. a home invasion where a couple in their 70s were tide up and suspects stole their belongings and vehicles. the men are being held on charges including ar
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 5:00am EST
. >>> president obama pushes hard on gun control and immigration reform and the passing of an american icon. >>> and one of the biggest adrenaline rushes anywhere. very good morning. we start with a hostage standoff in alabama involving a 5-year-old boy and a suspected killer. a police source close to the investigation described him as a 6 a-year-old jimmy lee dike. they are holed up in a tornado bunker. officials have been able to get merchandi medicine to the boy but they are not saying much more. this started tuesday. the man shot and killed the driver and took the young boy hostage. more details as they emerge. >>> a storm system raked its way across the southeast wednesday and is now making its way north. two people lost their lives in georgia and tennessee. many lost their homes. tens of thousands were left without power. nbc's kurt gregory has more for us. >> reporter: wicked winds whipped through charlotte, north carolina, as rain drenched the queen city. part of a nasty storm system marching across the southeast on wednesday. that same system spawned a massive funnel cloud in georg
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> president barack obama wants immigration reform to be completed within two months. the president said the only thing standing in the way of immigration reform is politics. president barack obama also told the networks that latino turnout is the driving factor making republicans more open to an immigration bill. the president won 71% of the latino vote compared to 27% for mitt romney. >>> many support illegal immigrants. they say they should keep their jobs and even havely get -- eventually get legal residency. there are more than 2 million illegal immigrants living right here in california. >>> it will not take long for people to realize the big game means big business. now we caught up with some 49ers fans and they expect to spend 1,200 thousand -- 100,000. >> $950. >> 950 bucks for a cap? >> yes. >> well you owe your folks, don't you. >> finding restaurants with open tables are often difficult. many guests will see their room rates double starting today. >>> and they are teaming up to crack down on counterfeit money merchandise. and they will announce operation red zone to esca
WHUT
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
reform. >> as president obama at an immigration plan that includes a path to citizenship for some of the country's 11 million undocumented residents, deportations continue at record levels. we will go to arizona where one family was almost torn apart because of a three-year old traffic violation. >> my dad was outside and i was going to go with them to open the car, and these guys came and got him and arrested him. >> last night from 11-year-old jose arma was reunited with his father was detained two weeks ago and almost deported to guatemala. both father and son will join us today from phoenix. then, "redemption." >> i am not against the rich, i am against greed and injustice. there are more poor people here than ever before. they're all over the place. this is like everybody is down on their luck. >> a short documentary about new yorkers who survive by redeeming bottles and cans from curbs is up for an academy award. we will speak with the filmmakers jon alpert and matt o'neil. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
manuscripts. >> president barack obama will pitch immigration reform in las vegas and there are some key differences unveiled by the president as opposed to the senators. >> reporter: pam, they are expected to be much more liberal and made to cut through the red today and the bipartisan senators said they would like for illegal immigrants to obtain residency and they are expected to push security to the side saying it will take too long to implement. in a battle, president barack obama will suggest a more straightforward route for illegal immigrants to become legal. he pushed a similar plan in 2007 and 2010. >> the issue of immigration is not a simple one but i think we have the opportunity to do it right. >> republicans are split on this immigration plan and why some say it sends the wrong message. when i see you next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> here in the bay area, undocumented immigrants are excited about the possibility of true immigration reform. many immigrants say they hope the current effort lead to a path to citizenship and many are allowing people to legal
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. a bipartisan group of senators is about to reveal its own plan. "the comprehensive approach to finally have an immigration law we can live with. >> it features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in the country. it has the backing of three of the top democrats and three top republicans including marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we cannot go on a brevard with 11 million people living in the shadows of an illegal status. >> it is one of few issues in which both sides are calling for a sweeping reform. >> there are a lot of democrats who once and for all want to solve this problem and fix the mess of a broken immigration system. many of us agree. >> i see things that were once off the table for agreement and discussion being back on the table with a serious pathway forward. >> there are potential sticking point. >> enforcement needs to be a big part of it. >> they want to crack down on countries hiring illegal immigrants and better more protection. washington will reopen the case
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 2:00am PST
year for immigration reform that, is president obama's hope. he laid out his platform and timetable. >>> we know what's needed when it comes to border security. we know what's needed when it comes to dealing with employers who may unlawful hire undocumented workers. we know what a pathway to citizenship looks like and what the criteria should be. and so really the issue here is not so much technical as it is political. i'd like to see if we can get it done sooner in the first half of the year if possible. >> r. >>> and now to hope that remains in the search for a missing u.s. air force pilot off the coast of italy. lucas grunther and his f-16 is missing. his wife describes him as a self reliant outdoorsman and if anybody can survive something like this, lucas could. fog hampered the efforts but among the debris found so far, there is evidence he jekted. >>> developing stories to keep an eye on for you, will he or won't he get the nod? hoping to become the next secretary of defense, former senator chuck hagel answers tough questions from the senate arms services committee. the white
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:30am EST
the issue during his inauguration speech, president obama laid out his plan for immigration reform. the image of a campaign speech, the president went to north dakota where the hispanic population is 20%. >> the good news is for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. this moment it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. that's very encouraging. but this time action must follow. we can't allow immigration reform to get bogged down in an endless debate. we have been debating this for a long time. the principles are pretty straight forward. first, i believe we need to stay focused on enforcement. that means continue k to strengthening security at our borders. we need to implement a national system that allows businesses to quickly and accurately verify someone's employment status. second, we have to deal with the 11 million individuals who are here illegally. we all agree that these men and women should have to earn their way to citizenship. but for comprehensive immigration reform to work, it must be cle
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
act onthem immigration reform this year. it comes as president obama to nevada tomorrow to discuss his plans on immigration reform. today, groups and senators are expected to announce the plan a pathway toeate 11 million for the immigrants already in the united states. it is 5:18 right now. onm caskey joining us here set. laptop here.e i am looking at things closely. we have observations -- i am seeing a little bit of everything. the washington area. -- us break it down for the live superh a doppler seven radar. tome, dark blue, pink , -- usually the white indicates no. pink is mixed precipitation. -- indicates snow. pink is mixed precipitation. fredericksburg reporting light snow. at reagan national. martinsburg and hagerstown reporting freezing rain. some sleet or ice pellets from .inchester to leesburg mostly rain south of washington at this time. , thiswe see that rain , culpepper, there is precipitationzen mixed in. im am expecting that to change over to freezing rain and sleet. a sloppy monday morning. luckily, we are not looking at much in terms of wintry precipitation this
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 4:25am EST
reform deal. president obama will push his immigration plan in nevada today, one day after a group of lawmakers unveiled their plan. their plan will allow 11 million illegal immigrants in the u.s. to become citizens. the system also creates a guest worker program, and gives green cards to those with college educations. >>> president obama's choice to be the next secretary is getting a lot of criticism. an associated press review of hagel's record shows it is exaggerated. gerated. >> if they ever found out you were homosexual, that you would lose injure order of the arrow. >> reporter: the boy scouts of america in a stunning reversal against admitting gays and lesbians saying that in the future, the sexual orientation won't be in question. there was a estimate replease lesaed monday saying in part: the group's restriction now prevents what scout rules call open or avowed homosexuals from participating as scouts or scout leaders. this comes after years of nationwide protests over their no gays policy inform 2000, the supreme court upheld their ban. one former eagle scout reacting to the
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
carmax. start here. president obama heads off to he will outline his plan for immigration reform. a sea of purple in the big easy. eads -- beads,ut ere. we will go soon to john gonzales with live coverage. ♪ >> this might be a first for katie couric. the football with got the autotune treatment. "good morning washington" begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. captioned by thenational captioning institute-- www.ncicap.org-- adam caskey to talk about the weather. quite a bit of fog that there. patchy fog this morning. little sprinkle to talk about just east of fort royal. it is hitting the ground and it is 42 degrees. side of your screen we have a little sprinkle traveling to the southeast. aperture wise, a wide range. 40 in clarksburg. look down south, 55 in washington. 56 in fredericksburg. about 53 the high in the metro area. parts of the shenandoah valley make it into the mid 60's in the afternoon. you mentioned that foggy todition, it is so important .atch for pedestrians pedestrians, watch for the cars. a tough timee seeing each o
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
for immigration reform. >>> time now 4:45. and today president obama will also meet with police chiefs from three communities that experienced mass shootings last year. it's part of his administration push to address gun violence. the communities invited include aurora, colorado. oak creek, wisconsin where six people died in a sikh temple assault. and newtown, connecticut where 26 people were killed. >>> a report this morning says japan's government eased its safety standards to help fast track the boeing 787 which is now grounded. japan's two biggest airlines pressed the tokyo government. japanese companies also supplied one-third of the components of the dream liner and today the joint u.s. and japanese information into the battery fires shifts its focus to the company that makes the battery monitoring system. >>> time is 4:46. east bay restaurant is serving up har-burgers ahead of sundays big game. they created these. you can see them. on the left is the san francisco jim-bo. it's a double beef burger which is the taller of the two. and on the right the baltimore johnny boy.
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am PST
obama has proposed to do on gun reform is very popular, even among republican voters. when you ask them about the things that the president's proposing, pretty much republicans think these things are good ideas, we ought to be doing them, they are in favor. and then the same "washington post" poll asked republicans, okay, broadly speaking, do you like what president obama is proposing on gun reform? and republicans said no, we hate it. after they said they support all the individual proposals, they said, well, do you like the guy who's proposing all these individual proposals that you liked? no, we hate those ideas. and that is insane. they like all the component parts of it. they like all these ideas. but then when these ideas that they like are proposed, they say they are against them because the person proposing them is president obama. that is insane. that is mindless. right? how do you make constructive policy in that kind of environment? people support the policy until they hear who else supports it and then they think they might be against it. how do you make policy like that? we
WHUT
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
people here hidden in the shadows. >> president obama will outline his ideas for immigration reform today during a speech in las vegas. while obama is said to differ on several issues, administration officials said today's speech will focus instead on rallying public support for reform. on monday, immigrants in their advocates in new york city described the devastating impact of current u.s. immigration policies and announced a nationwide mobilization in support of immigration reform. speaking at judson memorial church, david chong talked about his family. >> though we are one family, my brother is a u.s. citizen. my parents and i are undocumented. each day we live with the fear that one of us could be taken away at any time. luckily, i have been granted deferred action and the authorization to work legally in the u.s., however, this is only a temporary reprieve of two years. i hope is to state the other as a family without fear and worry and that is for president obama and congress to act and pass comprehensive immigration reform for 2013. >> president obama continues to publicly l
KRON
Jan 27, 2013 8:00pm PST
obama is expected to start a new push on immigration reform on tuesday. obama is calling immigration reform his top legislative priority for his second term. >> police say that an arizona man has been arrested after threatening to blow up the liberty bell in philadelphia yesterday. 41-year-old carlos balsas has been charged with making terroristic threats. bomb threats. and several other offenses. according to police. balsas was making threats as he entered the historic site. later two black backpacks were found but the bomb squad determined there were no explosives in them. the liberty bell serves as an iconic symbol of american independence. we will be right back. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and inte
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
care of it or i will. that's the message from president obama on immigration reform. during a trip to a las vegas high school the president praised a reform plan drawn up by a bipartisan group of eight senators. he said if this plan gets bogged down in congress he'll send lawmakers his own bill. >> we need congress to deal with the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country right now. >> the senate plan would give illegal immigrants temporary legal status if they pass a background check, pay a fine, pay back taxes and learn english. they could then apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >>> we are in day two of our blitz and glitz coverage from new orleans. that means today is superbowl media day. >> and even though it happens every year, our kristen berset is live from new orleans where it's always something unusual on media day, isn't it? >> oh, yeah. yeah, it was a crazy day. over 3,500 credentialed media members here trying to get sound from some of the players. some of the team personnel that we don't usually get a chance to talk to. it's
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm EST
after president obama called immigration reform a top priority, the issue is garnering momentum with a rare show of bipartisan support. >> for the first time ever there's more political risk in opposing immigration reforming that in supporting it. >> this is consistent with our country's tradition of being a nation of laws, and a nation of immigrant. >> eight leading republican and democratic snorts are proposes an immigration overall. the legislation would create a path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants already here, secure the border, reform the legal immigration system to keep families together. award green cards to immigrants who obtain advanced degrees at american universities. improve the employment verification system. and allow more low-skilled workers to enter the country for hard to fill jobs in areas such as agriculture. >> there's no reason to delay. we are seeing a consensus buildings here. >> the white house says the proposal mirrors the president's priority. he'll unveil his vision tomorrow. >> what you'll see tomorrow is an important part of this effort that is
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:30am EST
world of opportunity. >>> immigration reform has taken top priority, president obama's second term, a group of senators from both sides of the aisle are laying out the ground work for reform. the plan includes a pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers and strengthens border security with 7 in 10 latino voters supporting obama republicans are willing to play ball. >> there is a new i think appreciation on both sides of the aisle, including maybe more importantly on the republican side of the isle. >> americans support it in poll after poll. latino voters expect it. the democrats want it. republicans need i. >> president obama heads to las vegas tomorrow to unveil his immigration reform plans. >> five things to know on this monday morning, defense questions witnesses against john leopold. on friday the judge threw out one misconduct office charge. >>> felecia barnes murder trial continues today. michael johnson is accused of killing the 16-year-old. a witness saw barnes dead body the day she went missing. >> broadway stars, writessers, producers and directors are putting togethe
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
broken." speaking at a predominantly >>> president obama says now is the time to reform an immigration system he calls out of date and badly broken. speaking at a hispanic high school in las vegas, he pushed a senate plan for a path to citizen for millions of illegal immigrants. the president said he is hopeful, acknowledging there will be fierce debate. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. but this moment, it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. and that's very encouraging. >> the senate proposal would grant temporary legal status to applicants who pass a background check, pay fines and back taxes and learn english. after that, they could apply for citizenship. the bill could come up for a vote as early as this summer. >>> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in iraq now has two new arms. the 13-hour surgery at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore which attached arms from a deceased donor was extremely complicated. doctors connected bones, blood vessels, muscles, t
NBC
Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
, president obama put immigration reform at the top of his agenda. >> now's the time. >> reporter: and he wasn't the only one. >> and we have an obligation and the need to address the reality of the situation we face. >> reporter: from tornadoes, to snowstorms to intense weather tore through the country. anticipate others. in australia flooding caused one family to get strand and luckily rescued. another town in australia woke up to sea foam, lots of sea foam. more amazing video from abroad. this time from china where a truck overturned barely missing a materialist. and another story, an army veteran who lost all four of his limbs underwent an arm strands plant. and back in d.c. president obama brought on the miami heat and showed some love for hilary. >> i think what did evolve is a friendship. >> reporter: who's the top dog? these are the most popular breeds. golden retrievers and g-shepherds are hot, these dogs are hip. but not all animals had a good week. iran said it launched a rocket containing a monkey into space. >> they did release a photo. this is the alleged iranian space mo
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
president obama outlined his vision for immigration reform. >> the super bowl circus hit the big easy now. players and fans in town, including john gonzalez. >> 24 hours after the icy rain and cold, the weather roller- coaster is taking ourthis is a live look at downtown rockville. constable at 43 degrees. good morning, washington. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. great to have you along on this tuesday morning. let's check in with adam caskey outside our studio in rosslyn to talk about the temperatures. no jacket for you today. >> wide-ranging temperatures to start the day. some of you may opt to leave your coats and home. it is warmer in frostburg band in arlington currently. we will have a unique temperatures spread today. let's look at the weatherbug network. berkeley springs 56 now. 49 in frostburg, 44 in arlington. clarksburg, 39 degrees. wide-ranging and temperatures are ready. look at the forecast for this afternoon. frederick, baltimore hagerstown, 48 for the high temperature. in fredericksburg and in the shenandoah valley and we should exceed. 60 exceed strasburg, 60, a
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am EST
today. i'm veronica de la cruz. this week, president obama puts immigration reform front and center on his agenda. on tuesday he will outline his overhaul in a major speech in las vegas, and even a bipartisan group of senators is on board to reform the system that impacts 11 million undocumented people in america. tracie potts has details for us. good morning. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. remember, this was a first-term promise not kept by president obama. tough time getting this through. lawmakers now, as you noted, democrats and republicans, are working together. they think they have the outline for something that may work in terms of tighter border patrols and employer verification, a guest worker program, and even a pass for citizenship for illegal immigrants. it's something that both sides, democrats and republicans, want, and in some cases both sides need. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows, in an illegal status. >> first of all, americans support it in poll after poll. secondly, latino voters expect it. thirdly, democra
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
crime problem. >>> and president barack obama will be talking about immigration reform. yesterday a group of bipartisan senators announced their immigration reform plan and yesterday president barack obama said he will make immigration reform a top pry otherty -- priority in his second term. >>> hillary rodham clinton is holding a forum and they are taking a live look there and this will be hillary rodham clinton's 5th global town hall. now this morning's global town hall is where she is talking about connections with india and columbia. >>> there are new questions about whether brazillian rent use can be safe. investigators say they had no fire alarm, no sprinklers and no exits. it is believe that pyrotechs used fire which started the fire and the first of many funerals began and ended with a march to demand justice. >> >>> former 49ers player was arrested outside of a menlo park restaurant. he got mad when his ex- boyfriend tried to put soy sauce on his rice. he also accused him of stealing his underwear and he pinned him against a window and hit him several times in the face and
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am EST
obama's promise was comprehensive reform. now, they're trying to get it done in the second term. mara. >> tracie potts, thanks for that. >>> we're learning more about that gefs stating fire that swept through a brazilian nightclub killed 233 people. nbc's annabel roberts joins us with the latest. what is the latest on the investigation? >> reporter: good morning, mara. well, i understand that actually a fourth person has now been detained by police, held for questioning so that makes two co-owners of the nightclub.the head of security at that club and a band member. and really investigations are focusing on why the fire spread so quickly. it appears that a member of the band lit some kind of pyrotechnic that set fire to the ceiling that was covered in some very flammable insulation. and investigations are focusing on that, i've heard but i cannot confirm at this stage that the fire club's safety permit had actually expired last year and it was in the process of getting that permit renewed. obviously, a lot of questions to be answered in the coming days. but as we speak, there are stil
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
prohibitions took effect. >>> today president obama talked about immigration reform and a pass to citizenship in the diverse bay area. immigration is not just a political issue but an economic one. the president spoke in las vegas but his speech was followed closely here in the bay area. nbc's kris sanchez watched the speech with immigrants rights advocates in eas san jose. kris, how did they receive this message? is. >> reporter: they were hanging on every word. all of it was very well received in one of the south bay's most vocal immigrant communities. as president obama talked about comprehensive immigration reform in las vegas, people were hanging on to every word in the sank we're of our lady of guadeloupe church in san jose including this mother who tells me she is here illegally after six tries across the border. after this speech she said she no longer thinks citizenship is just a dream. garcia is ready to come out of the shadows, as president obama put it. a volunteer acting together says families may not have to live in constant fear of deportation. >> the children, the children are
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
. i'm veronica de la cruz. this week, president obama puts immigration reform front and center on his agenda. on tuesday he will outline his overhaul in a major speech in las vegas, and even a bipartisan group of senators is on board to reform the system that impacts 11 million undocumented people in america. tracie potts has details for us. good morning. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. keep in mind we will see some action today, but this is far from final. we will see a four-page document that both democrats and republicans think will work. this afternoon a small group of democrats and republicans will announce they've come up with a recipe for immigration reform. >> to have an immigration law we can live with. >> border patrol, employer verificati verification, guest worker program, and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> americans support it in pole after pole. la ten knows want be it. fourth republicans need it. >> reporter: both sides need it. for president obama, that's a first term promise. >> i do think there's room for us to come together and finally get thi
LINKTV
Jan 27, 2013 5:30am PST
public in the coming years as president obama attempts to reform the legislation. >> this market was very personal. >> so many shots with an assault rifle, there is no real for this to happen. just minding his own business, going home. >> at 7:38 in the morning, shot in the head. >> dmitri was two days away from his 17th birthday when the bullets flew through the windows of his school. his father marches it violently, displaying his story. among the signs with slogans, there are many pictures -- each will of these people. asked to share the sad story of a violent end. this is a grassroots movement created by a handful of concerned mothers. >> this is a program that barack obama called for. he realizes that their members of both parties with no interest in seeing gun-control pass through congress. >> his secretary was not helped -- was on hand to reassure this crowd. >> this is about gun responsibility and gun safety. >> the legislation proposed this week does nothing about the estimated 3 million assault weapons currently own in the u.s.. he does realize that even the current proposa
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am EST
obama administration is proposing for guns, for gun reform, background checks for everybody, 91% support. and that is that number that is consistent across polls. the big "new york times" national poll on this last month had it at 92%, not 91%. so you can split those hairs if you want. but basically, it's kind of unanimous. the "washington post" did roughly the same polling. again, a national poll on these policies. but when the "washington post" did it, they broke it down by party, which ends up being really useful. look at the support for the stuff from republicans specifically. the only one that flips, that drops below majority support, the only one where republicans do not give it majority support even though the country as a whole does, is specifically the idea of banning assault rifles again. but still, that one's close. even among republicans, 45% of republicans think we ought to be banning assault weapons again. that's the only one that flips. all the rest of them still majority support even from republicans. banning high-capacity ammunition clips? republicans want to do
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
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CW
Jan 27, 2013 9:00pm CST
.' meanwhile immigration reform takes center stage in washington this week as president obama plans to deliver a major speech on tuesday. on morning talk shows today both the democratic and republican lawmakers agreed there will be a need for bipartisan support before any measures passed >> i am cautiously optimistic. >> i see the right spirit. >> president obama has called immigration reform the top legislative priority of his second term >> chicago police say a flat tire led to a deadly hit and run overnight. next, the latest on the investigation. also ahead, an awful tragedy has brazil in mourning. more than 200 revelers have been killed in an incident at a nightclub. and protesters confront police at a south side hospital hoping to deliver a message to the city. break a febreze experiment. to prove febreze can keep this car fresh, we loaded it with fast food, sweaty hockey gear and a smelly dog cage. and parked it at a mall. in texas. for two days. then put a febreze car vent clip on the dash and let in real people. it smells good. like laundry fresh out of like the dryer. yeah. a
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
the devil is in the details. exactly one week after president obama called immigration reform a top priority, the issue was cornering momentum in a rare show of bipartisan support. >> there is more political risk in opposing immigration reform began supporting it. >> this is consistent with their country's tradition of being a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants. >> eight leading republican and democratic senators are proposing an immigration overhaul. it would create a path to a system -- path to citizenship. reform the legal immigration system to keep families together, " ward green cards to immigrants who obtain advanced degrees at american universities. allow more low-skilled workers to enter the country for hard to fill jobs. >> there is no reason to delay. >> the proposal mirrors the president's priorities. >> the very important effort is about engaging the american people. >> advocates are pressuring lawmakers to act. >> we now the momentum is on our side. >> that momentum comes after a tough reaction -- election reality. he won more than 70% of the latino vote. even wi
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
the pressure is on. in the 2012 election, 71% of latinos voted for president obama. obama. >> all right. thank you. >>> president obama's pressure on lawmakers to create comprehensive gun control reform continues. yesterday, he met with law enforcement at the white house including police chiefs and sheriffs from communities directly impacted by gun violence. many of them voiced their support for tightened back drowned checks and improvements to the mental health system. th >>> our top stories this morning, d.c. mayor vincent gray will announce the results of d.c.'s 2012 fiscal year later on this morning. at announcement is expected to reveal a more than $400 million surplus for the city. mayor gray has hinted that he would put the large surplus into the city's reserve fund. other d.c. lawmakers believe the extra cash should be used to help fund social services in the area. coming up in just a few minutes, find out where d.c. residents think that cash should be used. >>> the fate of a former cull ander police officer charged with murder is now in the hands ever the jury. daniel harmon wright responded. he said he tried to question patricia cook while she was sitting in her car but she rolled up
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am EST
for congress is immigration reform. president obama speaking in nevada yad said now's the time. warned if congress doesn't act he will. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama told students at the predominantly hispanic high school in las vegas he's keeping his campaign promise to reform immigration. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> reporter: the president supports the plan that the so-called gang of eight unveiled on monday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain temporary legal status if they passed a background check, paid a fine, back taxes and learned english. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. >> reporter: some gop house members say they don't support the senate proposal, but some of the biggest opposition to immigration reform could come from outside the halls of congress. republican senator marco rubio went on conservative radio to drum up support from a skep
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 5:00am PST
more open to a new immigration reform bill. they won 15% compared to 27% for president barack obama. >>> and a survey by the public policy shows 76% says illegal immigrants should keep their jobs and eventually get residency. there are more than 2 -- 200,000 living in the u.s.a. >>> he said he came up with the elaborate hoax to build a romantic relationship with the football star. they communicated on the phone and through social media and he also said the football star had nothing to do with the hoax. >>> the excitement has no big impact with seat sales in collar. the 49er said the seats are almost cold out. they go for $80,000 a piece and fans get to stand behind the harbaughs and they also get to see them play in the super bowl on sunday. >>> 5:49 is the time, sal, you are definitely keeping an eye on sunny veil, that is the troubled traffic spot. >>> yes, three lanes are blocked and the crew has been there since the beginning of this. the big,big spilled fuel on the dab big-rig spilled fuel on the lanes and it is growing in traffic as the morning wears on. side roads are also be
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 8:00pm EST
survey, i asked you who has a better plan for immigration reform. 97% of you say president obama. 3% of you say the republicans in congress. >>> coming up, republicans politicized disaster relief once again. joan walsh visits with me about the hypocrisy on the right. that's next. suddenly, she does something unexpected and you see the woman you fell in love with. she's everything to you. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avo
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 12:00am PST
obama went to a las vegas high school today to outline his own immigration reform plan. the cheers from the crowd tell you a lot. there are places in this country where the threat of deportation hangs over the heads of many people. >> the good news is that for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. members of both parties in both chambers are actively working on a solution. >> so here we have the president praising the framework unveiled by eight democratic and republican senators. president obama is urging using his bully pulpit to make sure there is an urgency to get real reform done. >> the foundation for bipartisan action is already in place. and if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> the details of the president's own plan for citizenship are supported by mainstream america. >> we have to lay out a path, a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english, and
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
new policy, local groups could decide for themselves how to handle the issue. >> president obama in las vegas unveiling his immigration reform proposal. this comes a day after a bipartisan group of senators laid out a plan that would give illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship in exchange for tighter border security. lawmakers believe they can get that through the senate. >> more big news from capitol hill. massachusetts senator john kerry is one step closer to being the new secretary of state. the senate foreign relations committee approved his nomination. now the vote goes to the full senate, which is expected to vote this afternoon. he has served on the foreign affairs panel for 28 years and has headed it for the last four. and president obama's transportation secretary ray lahood is stepping down. he is the last republican member of the cabinet, and he says once his successor is confirmed, he will be leaving the administration. during his time he managed a number of highway safety projects. he will not run for office in his home state of illinois saying "you should go out w
Current
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm PST
immigration reform. principles which president obama said today are very much in line with his own. >> obama: smarter enforcement a pathway to earned citizenship improvements in the legal immigration system so that we continue to be a magnet for the best and the brightest all around the world. it is pretty straightforward. >> john: straightforward for some but not for all. >> obama: i promise you this, the closer we get, the more emotional this debate is going to become. there are a few things that are more important to us as a society than who gets to come here and call our country home. >> john: by the way ask a cherokee sometime how he feels about who gets to come here. and then there were the conservative ins in texas and arizona and new mexico who have helped block past proposed reforms. arizona senator john mccain, a member of the gang of eight repeated today that before any undocumented immigrants get on a path to citizenship the southern border will have to be secured and that security confirmed. >> we will have a commission made up of the most knowledgeable people includin
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
. president obama had planned to push his vision for immigration reform at a speech in las vegas today. now the president will set his plan aside and endorse a plan unveiled monday by a bipartisan group of senators. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time. >> reporter: the group of eight senators, four democrats and four republicans, believe their plan could pass where others have failed. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> reporter: the proposal provides a way for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the u.s. to become permanent citizens after steps have been taken to beef up border security. the president supports a quicker path to citizenship, but the white house says he's willing to compromise. >> we will work with congress, both parties, both houses, to achieve the bipartisan bill we need. >> reporter: despite support from both parties in congress and the white house, many people we talked to say passing a bill won't be easy. >> no on
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:30am EST
told you at the top of the show president obama plans to unveil his plans for immigration reform today. that comes one day after bipartisan group of senators put forth a comprehensive immigration bill. tell your friends according to the institute for taxation and economic policy, undocumented workers paid over $11 billion in taxes in 2010. about half of the u.s. workers pay some form of federal taxes. let's gather around the water cooler with movie news. many are wondering who would play hillary clinton best in a bio. some of the top contenders a bit of a surprise. 6% of kristen dunst. she played marie an two net. mirren. 8% like susan sarandon. 18% glenn close could portray the many sides of the first lady. an overwhelming 40% believe meryl streep. a little anti-climatic, don't you think? what do you think, mike? any other names? >> i'm not going get myself in trouble. >> when would this stop you? nbc "nightly news" anchor, brian williams stopped by "late night with jimmy fallon" they broke down details of the fight in slow jam the news. >> the obama administration finds itself lockin
LINKTV
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
controls are part of obama's second term. they have been working for weeks on a proposal to reform legislation. >> president obama is traveling to las vegas, nev., on tuesday to outline proposals on immigration reform. he follows with more than 70% of the hispanic community helsing and asians and africans and -- helping and asians and african- americans. mitt romney policies would have led to self deportation. on tuesday look for president obama to outline of half way to citizenship for more than a 11 million undocumented workers. there will be a framework for people to pay back taxes, taxes they could not pay before. there are signs of political bipartisanship on this issue. here is the leading republican senator speaking on sunday. >> what has changed is there is an appreciation on both sides of the idle, including on the republican side of the aisle that we have to enact a comprehensive reform bill. >> here is the leading democratic senator, who is giving a nonsuit now a leading republican -- a nod to the leading republican and the idea of border control. >> we are trying to get
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 4:25am EST
president obama's gun measures on wednesday. >>> immigration reform is set to take another step forward today. a bipartisan group of senators is expected to announce an agreement on overhauling legislation. president obama has already voiced support for immigration reform and we'll have more on this story throughout the morning hours. >>> still ahead, a look at the morning's other headlines including an update on an iranian-american pastor sentenced to serve time in one of iran's toughest prisons. >>> it is mentoring monday here at fox 56789 call our phone banks starting at 6:00 a.m. today to get in touch with local organizations that need mentors. the phone bank opens at 6:00 a.m. today.  [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's why i got them pillsbury toaster strudel. warm flaky pastry with delicious sweet filling my kids will love. plus i
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
legislative dance and then blame republicans for killing reform some time in 2014. mr. obama will have to decide if he wants a legacy of reform or more partisanship." and i'm wondering, raul, is him getting involved, and the way in which he gets involved, very tricky for him? >> yes, it is tricky. but at the same time, he has to get involved. one of the things that latino voters, one of the key reasons they turned out in record numbers is that they wanted immigration reform, they wanted to see the president do something. and there has been some criticism of him in the path, particularly around health care, that he was somewhat aloof in the process. he didn't step in and lead. i think this time, he has taken a more forceful nmu!"t/&nuuuuuu. what his challenge is#82+suur]bk the big numbers come when you look at non-whites. 67% of back a path to citizenship. while just 46% of whites do. is one of the keys for the president, david, going to be what he's kind of doing successfully on a number of other fronts, which is to just go out and sell this to the american people? he believes public o
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
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CNN
Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm EST
president obama announces his plan on immigration reform. i'm poppy harlow. roll it. >>> death defying and terrifying. why a tragic accident at the x games is raising eyebrows about the sport of extremes. >>> plus -- >> this 13-hour procedure was performed by a team of 16 plastic orthopedic and microvascular surgeons. >> a war vet becomes the seventh person in the country to have his arms replaced. >>> and hillary clinton's exit interview. this hour, cnn sits down with america's top diplomat and her final days as secretary of state. >>> hi, everyone. a dramatic report out of miami is focusing new attention on baseball. and that sport's ongoing battle against performance enhancing drugs. this in the news again. the miami new times newspaper has published the names of big league players allegedly connected to, of all things, an anti-aging clinic located in south florida. the paper says this follows their three-month investigation. one of the big names, folks, a-rod, alex rodriguez. just to be clear here, a-rod has in the past admitted to doping, but has denied taking any performance enha
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm PST
obama's version of immigration reform. tonight on "special report," the president flew to las vegas for his announcement that came one day after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled a plan. both focus on providing a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants after a series of hurdles. the question, did the president help or hurt the senators' bipartisan push? the head of egypt's army is warning the state could collapse if violent dissent there continues. at least 60 people died since thursday and martial law is failing to contain the crisis. another signal from the obama administration that its effort to close the guantanamo bay detention facility failed. the point man for transferring detainees has been reassigned and will not be replaced. one democratic senator does the government does not have a spending program. louisiana's mary landrieu says fox news is the problem. "special report" from washington starts at 6:00. now back to "the five" in new york. ♪ ♪ >> greg: with the high cost of daring for the sick shoulders by us all, thank you, obamacare, the society must wrest
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm EST
slightly after the report on earnings. >> president obama's health care reform, you have of the law has taken effect, union leaders are having buyers remorse. we'll tell you why next. >> and our own jeff cox says he's not a believer in the rally. that's coming up on the "closing bell." stay with us. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] yes, you could business pro. yes, you could. go national. go like a pro. >>> when it really mattered, they supported it. now some unions are turning against president obama's health care reform. eamon javers has the details. >> reporter: hi, scott. some unexpected price hikes could be causing headaches for some unions in terms of the president's new health care law and the price they have to pay for health care for their union members. this was reported by the
FOX Business
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm EST
obama could not reign in the ego and took up immigration reform in a speech that members of the congressional hispanic caucus asked him not to give. republican congressman balart saying of obama's now intention to step on the work of those senators, quote, i think that would poisen the water. democratic congressman also skeptical saying, "the last thing you want is to inject, even from a perception point of view, the partisanship or gamesmanship. with nothing of substance to offer, the president threatened to blow up the bipartisan process by offering a bill bearing his name. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal, and insist they vote on it right away. lou: there is little chance that the president could successfully insist that the house do anything of the kind. president obama went on to suggest that under his watch, crossings of illegal imgrants in the southwest border have slowed. >> now, during my first term, we took steps to try to patch up some of the worst cracks in the system. first, we strengthened secu
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
framework for comprehensive immigration reform. tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas to give a policy speech on immigration. with washington focused on immigration, citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants could be the first major action in president obama's second term. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the senators-- four republicans and four democrats-- argue we have already granted a kind of amnesty to the 11 million undocumented workers who live in the shadows of american society. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes, and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> reporter: the "framework" the senators released today calls for tighter enforcement at the border and of existing immigration laws in return for granting immediate legal status for the 11 million undocumented workers now in the country. in the future, the number of new immigrants would be tied to the availability of jobs. >> we are going to enshrine in here the principle t
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
what they called a framework for comprehensive immigration reform. tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas to give a policy speech on immigration. with washington focused on immigration, citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants could be the first major action in president obama's second term. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the senators-- four republicans and four democrats-- argue we have already granted a kind of amnesty to the 11 million undocumented workers who live in the shadows of american society. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes, and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> reporter: the "framework" the senators released today calls for tighter enforcement at the border and of existing immigration laws in return for granting immediate legal status for the 11 million undocumented workers now in the country. in the future, the number of new immigrants would be tied to the availability of jobs. >> we are going to enshrine
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm PST
live in san jose where people have gathered to watch president obama speak. we'll tell you what he spoke about and why it's so important to these people. Ñç5xñóÑmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> today, president obama is in las vegas to make a push for immigration reform. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live from san jose where supporters have gathered to discuss the president's plans. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. about 35 people have gathered here in our lady of guadalupe church in east san jose. the grassroots organization, people in the community get together and the siu union has invited people to watch the speech. the speech just ended so they are talking about what type of reform the president is proposing. union members, security guards and janitors are very interested in what president obama had to say. immigration advocates have been pushing the obama administration to overhaul the immigration system since he didn't do this in his first four years of office. today, obama was expected to share details about his immigration proposal
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
. it is so good! >>> immigration reform is its way to the national stage. here's the latest from washington. >> reporter: days before going to vegas and laying out his vision for immigration reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. on capitol hill, a bipartisan group of senators is about to unveil its own plan. >> comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the top democrats and three top republicans, including florida's marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can be go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington on which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> i know there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess. a broken immigration system and many agree with that. >> i see t
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 3:00am EST
immigration reform. 97% of you say president obama. 3% of you say the republicans in congress. >>> coming up, republicans politicized disaster relief once again. joan walsh visits with me about the hypocrisy on the right. that's next. [ female announcer ] want younger looking eyes that sing wow with olay, here's how. new regenerist eye and lash duo the cream smooths the look of lids... softens the look of lines. the serum instantly thickens the look of lashes. and the award for wow eyes in just one week goes to you. in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath or swelling of your tongue or throat may occur an
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
home and watch the game. >>> coming up in our next half hour, president obama pushing for immigration reform. his plan for an overhaul and the reaction in a bay area community. >> will san francisco's nudity ban stand? the ruling this afternoon from federal court. >> it's not a place i would want to come after the sun went down. that's kind of what's special about it. >> and in the land of the super bowl, why this new orleans cemetery attracts much more than mourners. >>> now at 6:30, president obama hits the road pitching his plan for an immigration overhaul calling the current system out of date, and badly broken, the president today laying out his framework for fix it. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on how he plans to do that. len. >> reporter: a lot of work ahead, allen. it's going to be a very tough fight. a lot of bitter debate is yet ahead on this. but people who have been working with the immigrants said that today was the most positive news that they have heard in years if not decades. >> the plight of all people who are in a strange land. >> reporter: mixing prayer w
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> the new immigration reform plan. some in the south bay hope this time they get the change they want. president obama was in las vegas where he said he would speak america's immigration system. >> this is the time to find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see america as the land of opportunity. right now we have 11 million undocumented immigrants in america. 11million who live their lives in the shadows. yes, they broke the rules. they crossed the border illegally. maybe they overstayed their visas. those are the facts. nobody disputes them. >> the proposals were spurred by the presidential election in which president obama received an overwhelming majority of latino votes. the results caused republican lawmakers to reconsider in order to rebuild the party's reputation among latinos. people organized watch parties to see what the president had to say about immigration reform. robert handa is live in san jose. you heard stories of fear and hope today. >> reporter: very emotional reactions. a community watch party was held inside this san jose church to
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm EST
, president obama will hit the road to unveil his plan for com prehundredsive immigration reform and he'll do that tuesday in nevada where the white houses president obama will double down on proposals that he's supported since taking office with the hope that this time the appetite on the hill is a little more hungry for change. >> what has been absent in the time he's put those principles forward has been the willingness by republicans to move forward with comprehensive immigration reform and what he hopes is that dynamic has changed. >> joining me now from the white house, white house correspondent, kristin welker, the president expected to give us the contours of a plan tuesday in las vegas. at this point do we have any idea what it will look like? >> craig, good afternoon. i think you will hear president obama unveil his vision for comprehensive immigration reform and i don't think it will be widely different from what he's talked about. in the past, remember, this is something he's been talking about since 2008 when he first ran for president. now it looks like he may have more
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
spirit. >> absolutely. and also this morning, president obama's push for immigration reform. now members of the senate must search for common ground in their goal to help 11 million undocumented immigrants. >>> later this half hour, hillary clinton's long list of accomplishments as she gets ready to leave her job. what are her immediate and long-term plans? >> it's the long-term plans -- >> that will fuel a lot of speculation. >> that's right. and in some parts of the country, you are what you drive. what was this guy thinking when he decided to build a car that looks kind of like anabanana? >> kind of? it's not your average honda civic. >>> but first, new details of that rare operation which gave an iraqi war vet new arms. the 26-year-old new yorker showed off his transplanted arms just yesterday. >> abc's diana perez reports on this milestone operation. >> reporter: his story is one of bravy and heroism. he lost both arms and legs in iraq four years ago. a roadside bomb blew up the humvee he was driving. >> i'm still alive. that's all that matters to me. >> reporter: still, lif
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
president obama unveiling his plan. his proposals here to reform immigration. >> but democratic sources tell cnn. democrats in the caucus told him not to announce his own legislation. d immigration talks that sensitive. the president has a plan that is more liberal than the plan, including a quicker path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. >> the thing? conservatives not happy with that senate plan, saying it is a path to amnesty. but democratic senator chuck schumer speaking yesterday on the hill of new york, says, look, the time right now is perfect. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. politics on this issue have been turned upside down. first time ever, more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> we're joined by white house correspondent brianna keilar, following the president's big moment on this issue. good morning, brianna. >> reporter: good morning, brooke and john. the president heading out west today. you may not know this, but he's had a plan, a brew print on immigration reform for almost two years
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am EST
washington. thanks, tahman. >>> and president obama travels to las vegas today to sell his ideas for immigration reform. yesterday, top lawmakers from both parties pledged to get a wide-ranging perform bill through the senate by summer. included in that bill would be a provision to grant legal status to more than 10 million illegal immigrants in this country. senator john mccain concedes it's a critical issue for republicans as support for the party among hispanics has dropped dramatically. >>> protesters in egypt are defying the government-ordered nighttime curfew and state of emergency. young people battled with police near two, major hotels. abc's lama hasan has just arrived in cairo. >> reporter: it is even when we were driving in from the airport, we saw the remnants of the battle that had been taking place between the protesters and the police force for five-consecutive days. and as soon as we get closer to tahrir square, which is the birthplace of the revolution two years ago, one of the bridges leading into the square has been closed off to all traffic. and as i said, people
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
seat. a special election is set for june 25. >> obama is making the case for immigration reform. in lasigh school today. that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, english, and then going line behindof the trying tolks who are come here legally. areome republicans tighter border security before citizenship are addressed. >> if you live in montgomery could behe this your the labels. >> you will want to stay this story tonight from germantown. >> one person in particular is rash ofble for this robberies. an army county police want you look isa very close computer-generated sketch of the suspect. has been on a theft robbery spree in this neighborhood, committing 10 crimes and just last month. elizabeth, who recently moved is stunned at the brazen nature of these crimes. >> i have a young child and i now hear all different times of .he day idea.no >> investigator said the suspect women and their is getting he bolder. they say adversity porches way cars and grab what he could find. in three recent cases, he attacked and threatened women or out ofetting in t
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
republicans and democrats say they need to address it. for president obama, immigration reform is a first term promise not kept. for republicans, it could be a key to winning in 2016. last year 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. "today in the bay's" tracie potts live on capitol hill this morning. democrats and republicans say they have come up with a compromise. big announcement set for later  today. what do we know about it so far? >> what we know is we got a sneak peek at the short document that they are releasing today. it's sort of a frame work for what they want to do later. it would include more border patrol. more people at the border and also better equipment there. employers verification system keeping them responsible for hiring people who are illegal and stiffening the penalties for that. a guest worker program and preserving the ability to hire immigrants in agriculture jobs specifically but tying that to the unemployment rate. more jobs available in the u.s. more people can be hired and vice versa and green cards for people who graduate in this country with sc
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 3:30pm PST
immigration reform are taking center stage this week, as president obama pushes his second term agenda. nbc's peter alexander is at the white house and has more on that. hi, peter. >> reporter: lester, good evening to you. the president isn't wasting in i time in his second term, tackling two of his top priorities. specifically on immigration, one democratic senator said measures formerly off the table are now back up for discussion. barely a week into his second term, president obama is preparing to dive into the contentious issue of immigration, with a major speech set for las vegas tuesday. the president is expected to push for improving border security you expanding the system for employers to verify their workers a legal status and perhaps most controversially, creating a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> we are committed to a comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> reporter: a bipartisan group of six
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 10:00am PST
sfwlan group of united states senators are really in line with what president obama has been calling for, you know, really all the way through his first term. and i think president obama's advocacy and his focus on the need for comprehensive immigration reform during his campaign really created the space for and quite frankly the outcome of the election created this space for this bipartisan cooperation, but, you know, i want to give you a healthy but. there is, you know, the road is littered with gangs of senators, good intentions that were consumed by the legislative process, and, you know, what i'm hopeful about in the house is certainly that the majority of democrats in the house embrace comprehensive immigration reform and the principles that were put forward by the gang of eight, and i'm confident when president obama talks about it today it will be similar. but the question is will the speaker who is dealing with still his group of really extreme republicans who have already signalled not very good comments about the proposal, you know, will he eventually let the will of the house
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 3:00pm PST
citizenship to children brought to the u.s. illegally. president obama has said immigration reform is at the top of his second term agenda. today his spokesman jay carney welcomed the senate agreement. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time, in keeping with bipartisan efforts in the past, and with the effort this president believes has to end in a law that he can sign. >> ifill: mr. obama is scheduled to unveil his own ideas on immigration reform tomorrow in las vegas. >> woodruff: so how will the politics of this new effort shake out on capitol hill? we asked two senators from the gang of eight. first my conversation with democratic senator dick durbin of illinois. i talked to the majority whip just a short time ago. senator durbin, thank you very much for joining us. i think one of the main questions i'm hearing is, what does this proposal mean for people living in this country illegally right now? what would happen to them? >> basically it would give them a chance to go through a
KRON
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
comprehensive and immigration reform. >> president obama is expected to push new immigration reform. his call to get his top presidential legislation for his second term. >> let us find out about the forecast. >> and good morning james. it is clear we do not have many areas of dense fog. we do have high clouds. looking at downtown san francisco 46 degree weather. low '40's in concord. upper '30's in livermore. as we see where temperatures go throughout the day by 8:00 a.m. the purple on your screen indicates those locations in the '40's. we will hold onto upper '30's for vallejo and toward napa. setting the clock into motion by lunchtime everyone makes their way into the 50s. heading into 8:00 p.m. you will see a mix of fifties around the heart of the bay and '40's for amylin spots. >> a mild day. expect a lot of sunshine, high clouds, and upper 50s in the south bay. >> san jose 58. 57 in santa clara. similar in the east bay. 57 for concord and danville. 58 in union city. >> in san francisco 58 degrees a lot of sunshine. 56 and richmond. mid-60's for navato and petaluma. mid-60's expected in
NBC
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
ordinary citizens not criminals. >> nbc's kelly o'donnell. >>> this is the year for immigration reform. that's president obama's hope. he laid out his platform with our sister spanish network jose diaz mullar from telemundo. >> we know what's needed when it comes to border security. we know what's needed when it comes to dealing with employers who may unlawfully hire undocumented workers. we know what the pathway to citizenship looks like and what the criteria should be. so, really the issue here is not so much technical as it is political. i'd like to see it get done in the first half of the year, if possible. >>> hope remains for the search of a missing air force pilot off the coast of italy today. captain lucas guntner and his f-16 disappeared three days ago during a nighttime mission. his wife describes him as a self-reliant outdoorsman. and if anybody could survive something like this, she says, lucas cold. fog hampered the u.s. and italian rescue efforts but the family remains hopeful because among the debris found so far they say there is evidence he ejected. >>> developing stor
CW
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm CST
measure, it would go into effect in ten days. next: president obama lays out his plan for immigration reform. what chicagoans think about the president's proposed path to citizenship. also, the police department at the center of the trayvon martin case looking to hire a new chief from chicago's northwest suburbs. living with sickle cell. one family's struggle and the answer doctors found for them. need a tow or lock youyou have a flat tire dead battery need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. a febreze experiment. to prove febreze can keep this car fresh, we loaded it with fast food, sweaty hockey gear and a smelly dog cage. and parked it at a mall. in texas. for two days. then put a febreze car vent clip on the dash an
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